Hyde Park has played host to concerts since the 1960s and they generate cash for The Royal Parks to conserve and enhance the parks for us all to enjoy. We have Taylor Swift, Kylie and now Blur, with Notting Hill music genius Damon Albarn, to headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park. This will the fourth time Blur have played at the Hyde Park concert and this year is special. It is 16 years since their last album as a four-piece and 27th April sees the release of a brand new album called The Magic Whip.
This is the line-up so far: Kylie Minogue joined by Grace Jones and Chic feat Nile Rodgers on June 21st, The Who, with Paul Weller, Kaiser Chiefs and Johnny Marr on June 26th and Taylor Swift, joined by Ellie Goulding and John Newman on June 27th.
Barclaycard presale ticket will be on sale from 9am Tuesday 24th February at barclaycard or there is a strange Amazon pre-sale from 9am on Tuesday 24th February, if you pre order the new album on Amazon between now and 11am Monday 23rd February you can access an exclusive Amazon ticket pre-sale, which begins at 9am on Tuesday 24th February and closes at 8am on Friday 27th February. After pre-ordering the album you are sent a unique code allowing you to buy 2 tickets in the presale. Or slowcoaches can buy them from bst-hydepark from 9am Thursday 26th February.